The Longshaw Estate covers Grindleford, Millstone and Bole Hill
The Longshaw Estate covers Grindleford, Millstone and Bole Hill, Hope Valley, Derbyshire. Once the shooting estate of the Dukes of Rutland, now owned by the National Trust.
Longshaw Estate and Country Park
The estate is very extensive, stretching almost down to Grindleford and including the area around Millstone Edge and Bole Hill, which has a fine cache of abandoned millstones. The estate office has a Visitor Centre with a small shop and tea room.
Longshaw Estate and Country Park Photo Gallery - click on the images to enlarge- Click Here for a slide show
How to get there
From Sheffield take the A625 road to Fox House, then take the first left, the A6187 road, and the car park is on your right. More car parks are available further on, where the A625 road turns off right to Froggatt, and still more further down the A625, below the Grouse Inn. Coming from Bakewell, take the A619/B6001 to Calver, then turn right onto the A625 below Froggatt. From the west, take the A623 from Chapel-en-le-Frith to Calver Sough, turn left at the lights and then right immediately onto the A625.
By Bus: the 240 Sheffield to Bakewell bus and 272 Sheffield to Castleton bus pass Fox House.
By Train: Grindleford/Padley station is a very pleasant 3km walk.
When is it open?
National Trust access land. No restrictions. The Visitor Centre is open 10.00am to 4.00pm 1st Jan - 15th Feb, 10.00am - 5.00pm 16th Feb - 1st Nov and 10.00am - 4.00pm 2nd Nov - 31st Dec. Closed 24th/25th December.
What does it cost?
Charge for car parking but free to National Trust members.
Prices and opening times are shown as a guideline only and may vary.
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